Bronze Bull Head from Urartu

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 August 2017

This is a bronze head of a winged bull, from a handle of a large cauldron. 8th to 7th centuries BCE, Urartian. From Toprakkale, modern-day Turkey. (The British Museum, London)



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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